James Bowman

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: May 1917
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 30167
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Dublin Fusiliers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 33
  • Date of Death: 10.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: P.IX.J.10B.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: West Port, Dundee
  • Occupation: Mill Foreman, South Anchor Works, Dundee
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Ellen Pallas Bowman, 5 Temple Lane, Dundee

  • Children:

    Ellen, born 04.04.1906, George, born 01.01.1908, Mary, born 11.02.1910, Evelyn, born 26.09.1911, James, born 08.03 1913, Ann, born 16.07.1915 & Christina, born 19.08.1917

More about James Bowman

James Bowman   30167   Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Private James Bowman, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, whose wife resides at 5 Temple Lane, Dundee, lies seriously wounded in hospital in France.  He received gunshot wounds in the head and both legs on April 2.  Private Bowman, who is 33 years of age, enlisted in May of last year, and went to the front in November.  He was previously employed in South Anchor Works, Dundee.

Dundee Courier 9th April 1918

Private James Bowman died of his wounds on 10th April 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Bruce Baillie, further information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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